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Houston, Texas, United States
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is great. The room very nice, amazing view from the top of the hill. The spa staff are top notch and the service staff are very attentive. The only down side is the hard sell of the vacation club. We didn't know that we were going to be subjected to this... especially after paying full price for the...

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Oshawa, Canada
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved the staff - our concierge Randall was exceptional, Jencarlos at the bar always served with a smile, hostess Racquel was so friendly and always happy to teach us a few more Spanish words. One of my favourite things at Secrets is the Coco café and Rosa always made us feel like friends coming for a coffee.

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2Thank Shirley D
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I celebrated our golden wedding anniversary at this wonderful resort! Everything was as we expected for a 5 star from the check in until check out 14 days later! I loved the layout and our bungalow (410) was spotlessly clean! Nice and quiet in the evenings just far enough away from the amenities! Yes we had to...

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5Thank Garry R
West Chicago
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you decide to good to Secrets make sure that you are ready for a 3 hour sales pitch to sign up for there services of travel. No way to get out of it, they just won't listen. Very bad start to our wedding anniversary.

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JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear 907lawencel, greetings from all of us at Secrets Papagayo, very very sorry to read your review, please accept our most sincere apology. It makes me sad that we might have disturb you in any way, already share your review with our colleagues at our vacation club UVC, on their behalf and again accept our sincere apology. I don´t know...

Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Secrets Papagayo is by far the best all inclusive resort I've stayed at; the setting is gorgeous, the rooms are cool and the service was impeccable. The drinks and food were all top shelf! The only possible complaint was it was a bit isolated if you want to hang out a local spot--it was probably a 20 minute ride to...

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JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear sarbmot, you are most kind, thanks a lot for your warm and very generous review, it means so much to us. A real pleasure to have you with us and very happy to read you've had a wonderful, "almost perfect" holiday, I personally think that perfection "doesn´t exist" but it is our duty to daily keep on looking for...

North Houston, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel was in a nice setting but there was no forewarning of the hills and number of steps involved to get around the complex even though there was a transportation system, either way not a good venue for anybody with walking disabilities. In addition it appears February is the time the farmers burn the sugar cane, hence the resort...

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JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear johnnbZ4019RU, greetings from Secrets Papagayo and beautiful Costa Rica, thanks a lot for your great feedback really appreciated and it is incredibly useful. I´m very sad and very very sorry for all the inconvenience please accept our sincere apology. I would like to add and take advantage of your comment, with all due respect as you use tripadvisor, I´m...

Andover, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic time at the resort! Food was AMAZING. Lots of choices to choose from. We never had to wait to be seated. Fruit was amazingly fresh and didn't have to worry about drinking the water or anything. Staff was beyond accommodating and gracious. Panoramic room had a great view and deck! Only complaint was the bed was...

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JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear gcladyka, thanks for brighten up my day, your very nice and kind comments has made our day. It means so much to us that you have had this beautiful escape with your husband and really hoping has been the first one of many. There is a beautiful world out there and plenty of great Secrets Resorts in stunning destination,...

Jackson, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The resort is very charming with a warm friendly atmosphere. We stayed in a comfortable bungalow on a hill. They have transports (like large golf carts) that take you all over the property. There are three pools and a hot tub that are wonderful. The beach is small and we would have liked white sand rather than what they had...

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JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear thehappytravelers15, warm regards from your home in Papagayo, very grateful for your visit and very kind and generous review, makes us really happy to know you had a wonderful stay and among many other things we got to experienced and incredible Superbowl, what a game! Thanks for sharing with all of us, we like to be very clear about...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our maiden trip to Costa Rica/Central America and we enjoyed everything about it (except for the occasional bug bite). Great property with amazing accommodations, but the best part was the incredibly friendly staff. Pura Vida!

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Dear Todd, greetings from all your friends in Secrets Papagayo, really happy to read you back home with very nice memories of this trip and knowing that Jodie had a great birthday celebration and you two enjoyed a wonderful holiday. On behalf of our whole team, thank you very much! We have loved having you with us and are looking...

Tulsa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great property! Beautifully maintained, rooms clean and well serviced. Friendly well turned out staff. Good restaurants with good menu choices including fresh sea food. Property is set on hillside so expect some up/downhill walking but transportation is on hand . Looking forward to returning!

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Dear covkid48, we've taken you up on your word and are looking forward to welcome you back soon, if we, I can be of assistance making that return trip happen, please let me know, jmonje@secretsresorts.com Thanks for visiting it has been a pleasure to have you with us and on behalf of our whole team, the many friends you've left...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the exuberant Arenilla Beach, Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica will offer adults a stunning Unlimited-Luxury(R) getaway in Costa Rica's Gulf of Papagayo. The secure community around Secrets Papagayo provides striking views of native flora and fauna and miles of unspoiled Pacific Coast beach. This all-suite resort boasts 202 spacious suites, each with a private balcony or terrace as well as a superb Unlimited-Luxury(R) experience starting with 24-hour room service, a daily refreshed mini-bar and more. The Preferred Club will provide an enhanced level of luxury with 65 ocean view suites and additional privileges including access to a private lounge, upgraded bath amenities and mini-bar, concierge service, pillow menu and much more. Guests will enjoy limitless gourmet cuisine, without reservations, at four restaurants and one café in addition to five bars that will serve unlimited top-shelf spirits. Days and nights are filled with land, beach and water activities and live entertainment. Two pools and a pristine beach await. Rejuvenation reigns supreme at the Secrets Spa by Pevonia(R), offering massage, body and facial treatments in 13 treatment rooms and a full-service beauty salon. Follow up this rejuvenation at the fully equipped fitness center or by taking part in one of many daily and nighttime activities. Just 20 minutes from the Liberia Airport and a mere 15 minutes from the touristic town of Coco Beach, Secrets Papagayo offers guests a privileged location both within the resort and throughout the area for an ideal Unlimited-Luxury(R) getaway on the Pacific Coast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica

Address: Playa Arenilla, Costa Rica (Formerly Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Gulf of Papagayo
Price Range: RM1,477 - RM6,037 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica 4.5*
Number of rooms: 202
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Also Known As:
Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Hotel Gulf Of Papagayo
Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort And Spa
Fiesta Premier Costa Rica
Hilton Gulf Of Papagayo
Gulf Of Papagayo Hilton
Fiesta Resort Costa Rica
Fiesta Premier Resort Spa Costa Rica
Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica Gulf Of Papagayo
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Romantic Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Family Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
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“Top of the hill views are amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles TerryE758, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room was straightened up but not cleaned so we had to complain to get it cleaned right then it was fine. the complimentary services were great to make up for everything but for the price should not had to complain.”
 of 5 bubbles 907lawrencel, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you have difficulty navigating steps, ask for a room or bungalow without steps.”
 of 5 bubbles thehappytravelers15, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
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